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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Termination clause lacking minimum notice provisions

The following matter is about an appeal of a Small Claims Court’s decision where a former employee was found to have been dismissed from her employment without cause and as a result was awarded $25,000 in damages because the employment contract contained a termination clause that could not be enforced in this case.

Employee required to undergo a drug test after backing up into a company vehicle

The following matter is about whether an employer, in a safety sensitive workplace, can require an employee to undergo a post-incident breathalyzer alcohol test and a urine drug test after a workplace incident.

Payments received for work-related travel expenses

The issue in this CRA document deals with where a payment received for work-related travel expenses exceeds the costs incurred, is the excess amount included in income under the Income Tax Act? (In PDF)


Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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